Soft Works - Abracadabra In Osaka 2 x CDs

Elton Dean : saxello, alto sax, Fender Rhodes
Allan Holdsworth : guitar
Hugh Hopper : bass guitar
John Marshall : drums

Recorded live at Namba Hatch, Osaka, Japan, August 11, 2003.

The idea of Soft Works first arose in 2000 to revive and reconnect some of the great musicians who had played in Soft Machine. Soft Works, with the above line up, was the first solid iteration of this idea, although the band wasn’t long lived and recorded one studio album and played only 11 concerts.
Eventually, with some lineup shifts, the band became Soft Machine Legacy and now are known simply as Soft Machine. This is a very good sounding live documentation of four great players touching on their legacy, but generally performing new music!
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Your Price $25.00

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This band were new and still feeling their way around, and sound tentative relative to the current SM. But when Allan gets inspired (disc 2) everything comes together.
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